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  • My Point Exactly On Improbable Path

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — My Point Exactly has taken a most unconventional path to the Florida Derby. That seems to fit his connections perfectly. On one hand, the last time My Point Exactly lost a race was more than eight months ago. And that...
  • Firing Line movin' up in AP's Derby Top 10; Dortmund No. 1

    Look out Dortmund, Firing Line may be running head to head with you again on Derby Day. The 3-year-old colt who twice lost by a head to top-rated Dortmund in California, soared to No. 4 in the AP's latest Run to the Roses' Top 10 Kentucky Derby...
  • Shared Belief cruises to win $1-million Big Cap at Santa Anita

    Shared Belief cruises to win $1-million Big Cap at Santa Anita
    Racing fans came to Santa Anita on Saturday expecting the best. It was, after all, the 75th anniversary of Seabiscuit's immortalized victory in the 1940 Santa Anita Handicap. It also was a day with three graded stakes races serving as lead-ins to the...
  • EXCHANGE: Family restaurant a destination for generations

    Merichka "Mary" Zdralevich and her son started selling sandwiches off the porch of her house on 604 Theodore St. in 1933 to satisfy the hunger of factory workers going to and from work. Within decades, the house had turned into a 120-seat eatery that...
  • Leading Maryland sire Not For Love pensioned and will retire

    Leading Maryland sire Not For Love pensioned and will retire
    Not For Love, Maryland's leading sire for the past 12 years, has been pensioned and will retire at Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City. Northview owner Richard Golden has been advised by the farm's veterinarian that the 25-year-old stallion...
  • Clancy's Call: Ky. Derby Prep Race Spiral Stakes

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 3 Spiral Stakes Saturday at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky.: Post time: 6:25 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/8 miles (Polytrack); Purse: $550,000; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 50 CONQUEST TYPHOON (5-1) has trained very well...
  • Former Duke star Bobby Hurley experiences a different side of NCAA tournament

    Former Duke star Bobby Hurley experiences a different side of NCAA tournament
    Before his team left to play Kentucky early this season, second-year Buffalo coach Bobby Hurley put on the ring he received for helping win back-to-back national championships at Duke in 1991 and 1992. It was the first time he had worn it since becoming...
  • Clancy's Call: Picking The Rebel Stakes

    Clancy's Call: Picking The Rebel Stakes
    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes Saturday at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark.: Post time: 7:05 p.m. Distance: 1 1/16 miles; Purse: $750,000; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 50 MADEFROMLUCKY (6-1) will make the first run at American...
  • Honor Code goes last to first to win Gulfstream Handicap

     Honor Code goes last to first to win Gulfstream Handicap
    Shug McGaughey honed Honor Code all winter toward his 2015 debut in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap. A stride or two out of the gate in the one-mile Grade 2 McGaughey said he felt like leaving for home. Honor Code, breaking from the rail, stumbled...
  • Shared Belief heads field for Santa Anita Handicap

    Shared Belief heads field for Santa Anita Handicap
    All eyes will be on Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith and Shared Belief on Saturday when they team up for what could be a historic day in the $1-million Santa Anita Handicap. Never before in the 78-year history of the track has a jockey won the prestigious...
  • El Kabeir Cruises To Win In Gotham Stakes

    NEW YORK — El Kabeir is taking the New York route to the Kentucky Derby. Stuck in traffic early on, El Kabeir unleashed a powerful run coming off the far turn and cruised to a 2 3/4-length win in the $400,000 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack...